Welcome to the Crafty Jenny Projects page, where you can access all of our free tutorials for fun and creative craft projects.
Each tutorial contains step-by-step photographs and detailed instructions.
Check back regularly for freshly added ideas. Enjoy :-)
How to make art with sequins
How to make artwork using sequins. This creates an amazing reflective eye-catching finish which we found even babies love!
How to make a rose out of clay
Learn how to make beautiful hand made roses out of clay. Followed by instructions on how to paint them for an antique look.
How to make real flower earrings
On a trip to Spain some beautiful delicate floral earrings caught our eye. Upon inspection we saw they were made from real pressed flowers from the seller's own garden. This is our version.
Revamping a wrought iron mirror
For this beautiful old fifties mirror it was time for a makeover.
The paintwork was peeling and since we actually wanted to use the mirror in the bathroom as a makeup mirror, the convex mirror wasn't suitable at all.
How to make a lampshade with cardboard and wire
Learn how to make a flower lampshade using cardboard and wire. This is slightly more involved than our previous version which only uses cardboard, however this method creates a very beautiful effect.
How to make a hanging ball basket
Learn how to make a beautiful, long-lasting hanging ball basket using succulent plants and artificial flowers. With a little imagination, you can design something wonderful to suit your own personal taste!
Creating a faux leadlight window
One of our windows looks out over a shed - a view we decided could be improved on. We thought a faux leadlight window would be much nicer to look at, fairly inexpensive to create.
How to revamp an old lampshade
Learn how to revamp an old lampshade. You can have heaps of fun with this exciting project, and as always, you can let your imagination take you as far as it can go!
How to press flowers
A great way to preserve the flowers that you love is to press them. In order to make our flower earrings, we experimented with two methods: using the quick and fast microwave or the more traditional method of book pressing.
How to make a stencil platter
For this platter we wanted a delicate look, so what could be more charming than a faux-lace finish? It was very easy to create this pretty platter and also shows that simple can be beautiful!
How to make a decorative room divider Version2
Here's our second tutorial on how to make a room divider/screen. We are using fantastic patterns and pics/projects found on wallpapers to decorate this one and using a different hinging method than in our previous tutorial.
How to make a decorative breakfast tray
There's nothing quite like breakfast in bed... and what a treat to have it served on this pretty tray! So simple and fun to make, this decorative floral breakfast tray is also a great project to get the kids involved with.
Making a faux antique artwork
We've found another use for that old calendar you just could not throw away. By using an old tile and a calendar image, you can create a beautiful piece of artwork you can display all year round.